Commitment to community service: the story of Dr. Jack Echternacht.

J. T. Rule, M. J. Bebeau

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Using the criteria developed by Colby and Damon, the authors identified Dr. Jack Echternacht as a moral hero. This paper describes his thirty-year fight to fluoridate the drinking water of Brainerd, Minnesota. Family influences on his character are also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-40
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of the American College of Dentists
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000


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